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At first, this system is closed.

In tank one:

A 2 Liter tank containing H2 at a pressure of 1.5 atmospheres.

In tank two:

A 1 Liter tank containing N2 at a pressure of 3 atmospheres.

In tank three:

A 4 Liter tank containing CO2 at a pressure of 1 atmosphere. Also, a non-volatile liquid covers the bottom 1.67 Liters.

The system is then opened. What is theTOTAL PRESSUREin the opened system, and thePARTIAL PRESSUREof each gas?

I would think that the problem gives the partial pressures already, right?

So partial of H2 = 1.5 atm, N2 = 3 atm and CO2 = 1 atm

And just add all the pressures together to get 5.5 atm as the total pressure?

Is this right?

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# Homework Help: Partial Pressure problem with three tanks, only [atm] and [L] are given. H2, N2, CO2

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